Renault Eurodrive FAQs

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To be able to take advantage of Renault Eurodrive, you must meet all the following conditions:

  • Your country of residence must be outside the European Union or in the French overseas territories;
  • You must spend less than 185 consecutive days in Europe in a year;
  • You must not be in Europe for business purposes;
  • You must be over 18 the day the vehicle is delivered; and
  • Have held a driving licence for more than one year.

Following the same eligibility conditions, students and educators typically qualify for leases of up to 355 days (respectively up to 350 days and 340 days for London and Munich), as do certain employees undertaking a limited engagement in Europe. Contact us for more details.

After you pay for your lease in your home country, your only other cost will be your petrol or diesel, tolls and motorway charges.  Note that insurance does not cover:  Punctured or damaged tyres;  Loss or non return of the vehicle keys;  Loss or non return of the registration and insurance papers;  Incorrect fuel placed in your vehicle and your personal effects.

Your husband, wife, your children and your parents can drive the vehicle at no extra charge if they are at least 18 years old, have a valid driver's license for the countries in which they drive, and if they comply with the same tax-free regulations as you do. (This law has no effect on the vehicle insurance, which covers all drivers regardless of the relationship to the registered owner)

NB: Partners can also drive the vehicle if your relationship has been officially recognised or if they sign an official sworn statement.

An International Drivers Permit (IDP), in conjunction with your Australian driver’s licence, is compulsory in some European countries, and highly recommended in others.
For the relative small cost, compared to the overall cost of your holiday, we recommend that all customers obtain and use an IDP in conjunction with their Australian driver’s licence. Click Here for more Info.

Your husband, wife, your children and your parents can drive the vehicle at no extra charge if they are at least 18 years old, have a valid driver's license for the countries in which they drive, and if they comply with the same tax-free regulations as you do. (This law has no effect on the vehicle insurance, which covers all drivers regardless of the relationship to the registered owner)

NB: Partners can also drive the vehicle if your relationship has been officially recognised or if they sign an official sworn statement.

Yes you can. However when completing the contracts you will need to supply us a letter outlining your intentions to travel, dates of return and a copy of an invoice being phone, water or electricity bill stating your current address. You must not reside in the EU and you must have been in Australia for more then 6 months. Detailed information on this will be sent with your Peugeot Lease Forms when your booking has been confirmed.

Take delivery of your Renault Eurodrive at any of our 30 convenient European locations. There's no additional fees if the vehicle is collected and/or returned in France. For locations outside France, an additional charge may apply.

Yes, absolutely. You must simply contact the centre of your choice at least 72 hours in advance to make an appointment. See the Travel Booklet given to you with your travel documents to get the phone number and opening hours of the centre along with a map.

The insurance, new car warranty and road assistance service are all included in the price of the lease.

Your Renault is protected:

  • In case of breakdown: by the Renault manufacturer warranty.
  • In case of accident, theft, attempted theft, fire, vandalism, broken windows: by the deductible-free multi-risk insurance in your Renault Eurodrive contract.

In the event of damage, including tyres, lost keys and incorrect fuel, you must complete:

  • an accident report with a third party (check the insurance policy number of the third party and make sure he/she signs the document); or
  • a detailed report (with detailed explanations of the circumstances, including the registration number and the date of the accident).

Likewise the included 24/7 multi-lingual roadside assistance is limited to this same geographical domain.

IMPORTANT

Turkey and Cyprus are no longer covered by Renault Eurodrive insurance/assistance.

Renault Eurodrive Insurance and Assistance does not cover Morocco, Tunisia, Kosovo, Byelorussia, Moldavia, Russia, Ukraine and the Turkish part of Cyprus.

Unfortunately, we cannot promise to provide a particular colour. However, Renault tries to make sure its vehicles are in the most popular colours of the day.

Your vehicle is covered in 42 European countries: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Macedonia, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Vatican.

Unfortunately no geographical extension to the insurance contract is possible. If you decide to visit a country not covered by our insurance/assistance you are fully liable and must pay all expenses resulting from a breakdown or other problem.

The price for diesel is approximately 10 - 20% cheaper than petrol in most European countries. Therefore we recommend if you plan on doing a reasonable amount of driving it may be more economical to pay the extra and take a diesel model.
To see recent fuel price information in Europe click here

For your convenience, all of our cars come with a factory installed GPS. In most cases, the built-in GPS system provides a full European coverage, however, some restrictions may apply to some of the systems.

Your car is delivered with the standard tyres Renault has chosen as a proper match for the vehicle you will be leasing. Those tires allow the car to be driven in total safety under normal road conditions in France. Depending on the area in Europe where your driving might be concentrated, by such tires may however limit your ability to drive under certain conditions.

The vehicle does not come with any highway stickers or vignettes. It is your responsibility to buy one at the border. So if you are travelling to Austria, Switzerland, Czech republic please enquire.

There are toll roads throughout Europe and the way they work varies.
- In most countries you pay as you get off toll roads - with the piece of paper obtained when entering the toll road telling the toll booth (either manned or not) where you entered (and when - so take care with your speed as you can get a speeding ticket if you have driven too quickly between toll gates!).  Click here for more information.

Note: debit cards are not usually accepted. Plenty of small notes/coins and standard Visa/Mastercard credit cards are recommended - as well as plenty of patience and a sense of humour.

We suggest you Google “toll roads in Europe” (pay as you go) and “vignettes in Europe” (sticker on windscreen) and choose the Wikipedia results for the most reliable information.

Note: debit cards are not usually accepted. Plenty of small notes/coins and standard Visa/Mastercard credit cards are recommended - as well as plenty of patience and a sense of humour.

www.viamichelin.com is a good website that can give you approximate toll costs between cities.

As the number of cars offered in this Program is limited to a few thousands per year, we suggest you place your order as early as possible and at least thirty days before the planned pick-up date.

Yes we also have excellent value Car Rental worldwide. Go to the front page of globalCARS.com.au

A $500 deposit is required in order to place your reservation. The remaining balance is due as per your invoice.

No. But you can sign up for a personal belongings insurance when you place your order with your globalCARS agent. We offer all clients a Travel Insurance 20% discount.

Click here for more information on prices and procedure.

We unfortunately can only deliver vehicles to Renault Eurodrive delivery centres. French legislation prevents us from driving your vehicle.